What to do If You Break a Tooth

It’s first thing Monday morning, and you’re in a rush to get everyone out the door on time. You turn around, bump a glass of water off the counter and reach down to pick it up, when you suddenly slip and hit your mouth on the side of the cabinet door.   That’s when you realize it: you just broke a tooth. You pause for a second and see the broken fragment on the floor when you feel the panic setting in.   First Things First Pick up the broken tooth and put it in a sealed container, immersing it … Continue reading

Could Your Headache be Tooth-Induced?

Are you suffering from unexplained headaches?  Most people are unaware that headaches can be tooth-induced.  Here are a few things to think about:   Bruxism is a habit that involves clenching and grinding your teeth together. Some people do this during the day. Many do it in their sleep and are unaware of it.  If your headaches are usually in the morning when you wake up, it is likely that you are clenching or grinding at night. If you are, the most popular treatment is a bite splint.  Residents of Brighton and Ferntree Gully of Victoria can contact Centre for … Continue reading